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Pak Taliban had sleeper cells in Karachi for attack: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 15:59

The brazen Karachi airport attack clearly suggests the role of the Pakistani Taliban`s sleeper cells in the city that must have planned it during the interval when their central leadership was busy talking peace with the government, a media report said today.

PML-N lawmaker, ISI official abducted by Pak Taliban

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 16:37

A ruling PML-N legislator and an ISI official were allegedly kidnapped by the Taliban from Pakistan`s Punjab province on Saturday.

Pak airstrikes, clash kill 18 militants

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 00:42

At least 18 militants were on Monday killed, including a key TTP commander, and over 30 injured in airstrikes on their hideouts near Pak-Afghan border and clash between two rival militant groups in northwest Pakistan`s restive tribal region.

Pak govt, Taliban negotiators to meet on Saturday

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 23:11

Negotiators from the government and the Pakistani Taliban will meet on Saturday even as a senior minister on Thursday stressed that peace talks cannot move forward without a ceasefire.

Formal talks between govt, Pak Taliban to start this week

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 22:44

Pakistan on Sunday said it will start formal comprehensive peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban in a couple of days, and would also release 12-13 "non-combatants" as part of confidence-building measures.

Islamabad blast: Pak Interior Ministry says United Balochistan Army`s claims "ridiculous"

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 06:07

Islamabad: Pakistan`s Interior Ministry on Wednesday said the separatist outfit claiming responsibility for a bombing at a fruit market earlier in the day was "ridiculous" as investigation so far found links to "somewhere else".

Blast in fruit market in Islamabad kills 23, injures over 100

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 05:57

Islamabad: A powerful bomb ripped through a bustling fruit and vegetable market here on Wednesday, killing at least 23 people and injuring over 100 others, in one of the deadliest attacks in the Pakistani capital.

Self-censorship creeps into Pak media due to terror threats

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 22:38

Faced with direct threats from militant groups and a lack of security, self-censorship has slowly crept into the Pakistani media with many journalists playing safe when reporting on sensitive issues.

Pak peace talks hit by beheading of 23 soldiers by Taliban

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 15:19

Pakistani negotiators on Monday cancelled a scheduled meeting with the Taliban after the insurgents claimed they had killed 23 soldiers kidnapped by them in 2010, dealing a severe blow to the fledgling peace process.

Pak Taliban negotiators meet militants leaders on peace talks

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 14:18

Two negotiators representing the Pakistani Taliban in the peace talks with the government have met the militant leadership in the lawless North Waziristan Agency and briefed them about the first round of talks.

Purpose behind talks is Sharia enforcement: Pak Taliban

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 12:38

The Taliban has said it is fighting for implementing the Islamic sharia law in Pakistan and the purpose behind talks with the government was its implementation.

US non-committal to supporting talks with Pak Taliban

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 03:39

The US on Tuesday refused to lend its support to talks between the Pakistan government and the Taliban, describing it as an internal matter of the country.